Comprises above 124 coloured drawings and a large number of outline and detail drawings of the genera.
Original drawings from the microscope, (of the natural order, Acarina) by the late Tuffen West, F.L.S.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Tuffen West was a nineteenth-century British botanist and illustrator. He was the author of Half hours with the microscope, 1858, which advocated the microscope as a popular tool for the study of the physical world.
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The gift of the widow of Tuffen West, February 1896